BDQ and Zephyr Partner to get Atlassian and Marketplace Add-on Projects off the Ground Quickly

LONDON, June 22, 2016

BDQ, a leading Atlassian Expert Partner in the UK and Zephyr, the industry’s fastest growing provider of real-time test management software, today announced their partnership to help project teams’ deploy the Atlassian stack with test management to realize the benefits of their technology investments faster.

BDQ has completed hundreds of Atlassian deployments across Europe. Zephyr’s test management solutions are used by more than 8500 global customers to test business and mission critical software. Together, BDQ and Zephyr offer customers a combined professional services and software solutions package to align Dev and QA initiatives.

The specific benefits customers will realize from working with BDQ and Zephyr is rapid deployment & onboarding, seamless data migration, agile transformation assistance, integrations to Atlassian products as well as automation and continuous integration tools, and on-going product training and support.

News Facts

– BDQ and Zephyr, today announced their partnership to help project teams realize Atlassian deployments and test management benefits faster
– BDQ has a proven track record of helping companies of all sizes deploy the Atlassian stack across Europe
– Zephyr’s products are used by more than 8500 customers in 100 countries to manage all aspects of software quality
– Partnership combines proven professional services and the one of the Top selling test management add-ons available on the Atlassian Marketplace

“As users of Zephyr’s innovative products ourselves and with our Atlassian JIRA customers, we have first-hand experience of the advantages associated with their leading test management suite, both in terms of improvements to delivered software quality and the visibility and control of the QA process that it delivers. We’re very excited to partner with Zephyr and bring these benefits to our customers,” said Chris Bland, CEO for BDQ. “Zephyr’s and BDQ’s partnership offers project team’s the best software development and testing solutions and services expertise to accelerate their project launch initiatives.”

Rapid deployment and on-boarding
Customers realize their vision quickly by strategically planning out workflows and processes for software development and testing.

Data migration
Leverage extensive experience in mapping test cases, test steps across multiple project teams with different customizations from legacy systems all before the actual migration.

Agile transformation
Work hand in hand with experts that have implemented Atlassian and Zephyr to support Agile best practices, project workflows and collaboration across the entire project team.

Product training and ongoing support
Consistently receive responsive technical support and product training to ensure success with Atlassian and Zephyr solutions.

“Delivering a superior customer experience from point of sale through deployment and on-going support is crucial for developing long lasting loyal customers,” says Orland de Castro, eCommerce Manager for Zephyr. “Our experience in developing test management software, combined with BDQ’s business process expertise, brings new possibilities to existing and new Zephyr customers.”

About BDQ

BDQ is a UK based Atlassian Expert partner who understands how Zephyr’s testing technology helps deliver high quality software. They help customers get the best from the Atlassian technology stack, from configuring workflows to building custom plugins.

With strong technical skills, BDQ also offer bespoke customization and development using .NET, Java, and web technologies such Javascript and REST. BDQ was founded in 2002, and their own data quality products (BDQ Analysis and DataQA) have brought benefits to high value projects at customers such as Swiss Re, Lloyds of London, Tokio Marine, COLT and many more.

About Zephyr

Zephyr is a leading provider of on-demand, real-time enterprise test management solutions, offering innovative applications, seamless integrations and unparalleled, real-time visibility into the quality and status of software projects. Zephyr products are the fastest growing agile test management products in the world, with more than 8500 global customers in 100 countries. Their feature rich products address today’s dynamic and global needs across a variety of industries including finance, healthcare, media, mobile, IT services, and enterprise software. Zephyr is headquartered in Newark, CA with offices in Europe and India.